Faculty

Navparkash S Sandhu, MD, MS

Biography:

  • Division Chief/ Fellowship Director
  • Clinical Professor
  • MS (Surgery ) Panjab university 1985
  • Surgery Registrarship; Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh
  • Anesthesiology NYU New York 1999

Interests:
Ultrasound guided regional anesthesia ,ultrasound guided arterial venous and CV cannulations, perioperative ultrasound, Advanced airway techniques.

Brian M. Ilfeld, M.D., M.S.

Biography:

  • Professor In Residence
  • M.D. - University of California, San Francisco
  • Anes - University of California, San Francisco
  • Fellowship - Regional Anesthesia, University of Florida
  • MS Degree - Clinical Investigation, University of Florida

Specialty:
Regional Anesthesia and human subjects clinical research, cryoanalgesia, neuromodulation, phantom limb pain research

Wendy B. Abramson, MD

Biography:

  • MD - Jefferson Medical College
  • Anes - University of Pennsylvania
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - University of California, San Diego

Specialty:
Regional and OB anesthesia, Acute Pain Management

Engy T. Said, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Director, Acute Pain Service
  • M.D. - University of California, Los Angeles
  • Anes - University of California, San Diego
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - UCSD

Specialty:
Acute Pain Management, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia

Richard Bellars, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • M.D. - Georgetown University
  • Anes - UCSD

Specialty:
Regional Anesthesia and Advanced Airway Management, liver transplant, neuroanesthesia.

Rodney A. Gabriel, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • M.D. - University of California, San Francisco
  • Anes - Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - Universtiy of California, San Diego
  • Biomedical Informatics Fellowship - UCSD
Specialty:
Regional anesthesia, cryoanalgesia, neuromodulation, biomedical informatics (big data analysis, machine learning, perioperative outcomes), Acute Pain Management

Bahareh Khatibi, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Fellowship Director for Regional Anesthesia
  • M.D. - University of Chicago
  • Anes - University of California, San Diego
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - UCSD

Specialty:
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, regional anesthesia education, preoperative medicine

John J. Finneran, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • M.D. - University of California, San Diego
  • Anes - University of California, San Diego
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - UCSD

Interests:
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia, neuroanesthesia 

Rekha Chandrabose, M.D.

Biography:

  • Assistant Clinical Professor
  • Med School: The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Residency: University of California, San Diego

Preetham Suresh, M.D.

Biography:

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • M.D. - Case Western Reserve
  • Anes - UCSF

Specialty:
Neuraxial techniques. Simulation in Anesthesia.

Ching-Rong Cheng, M.D.

Biography:

  • Associate Clinical Professor
  • M.D. - Taipai Medical College
  • Anes - Univ of Louisville

Specialty:
Simulation Technology, Regional Anesthesia


Jacklynn F. Sztain, M.D.

Biography: 

  • M.D. - University of California, Los Angeles
  • Anes - University of California, San Diego
  • Regional Anes Fellowship - UCSD

Specialty:
Acute Pain Management, ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia